[Chugalug] Extending WiFi access range

Andrew Rodgers acedrew at acedrew.com
Fri Nov 1 21:41:40 UTC 2013


You need a AP with a very good SNR on the receive side of the transceiver.


On Fri, Nov 1, 2013 at 9:38 AM, Know Juan <w32.n01 at gmail.com> wrote:

> In addition to moving the unit somewhere central and using parabolic
> antennas - what about installing custom firmware and upping the Tx power?
> http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/Advanced_wireless_settings#TX_Power
> That's assuming that your phone's Tx is strong enough to reach back, but
> the parabolic should help with that.
>
> Alternatively, this might be worth looking into:
> http://www.coova.org/CoovaChilli
>
>
>
> On Sat, Oct 26, 2013 at 9:30 AM, John Aldrich <mrmaxx at spamcop.net> wrote:
>
>> On Sat October 26 2013 2:50:05 AM Mike Harrison wrote:
>> > > ...so what's the ass-kicking-est AP out there right now for under a
>> few
>> > > hundred bucks? Or, what's the cheapest sort of system one might deploy
>> > > with a controller?
>> >
>> > I'd put a single AP with good omni antenna's on the side of your house
>> > near the shop, or directional antennas focused on the direction needed.
>> >
>> > http://www.freeantennas.com/projects/template2/
>> >
>> > There really work as well.
>> >
>> First your AP has to have external antennas. :( that's my biggest problem
>> --
>> my router doesn't have an external antenna. :(
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